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Jan 31, 2013 7:00pm EST
, and he turned the country upside down and told us that we did not need to go through formal education. we all needed to learn from farmers and workers, and that was how we would get reeducated. it was the biggest persecution of educated families. tavis: so at eight years old, you ended up in a dormitory, and you are looking out for your little sister, at the age of age. take me back to the dormitory and tell us how like sort of begins anew for you in this camp, as it were. >> yes. in the beginning, it was really confusing and scary, because we did not have food. the room had no wash basin, no kitchen facility, and we were taken to the soccer field to witnessed the killing of teachers, and we were brainwashed that we were nobody, and we were born with black blood, as part parents were called that. >> what becomes your daily routine when you are 8 years old? 8, 9, 10? >> the first few months was chaos. we were nobody. then i think about one year later, i was assigned to work in the factory. some of the older kids got sent, but i was too young. i went to a factory, and then later i learned h
Feb 7, 2013 12:00am PST
, and social media is there means of education. abc asked us to get on with your as soon as the show came out. -- to get on twitter as soon as it came out. i thought, it really gets on my nerves. i am not doing that. they said, we want you to. i knew that i was behind the times, so i thought, why don't we check it out? i was really uncomfortable at first, and within a short time i was stunned by the scope and power of it. we do this thing where we do live tweets during an episode, so the cast will get on a stretcher, and we communicate in real time with our fans -- will get on twitter, and we communicate in real time with our fans. tavis: you know what trending is now. >> the first time i tweeted, i was terrified. i thought, what button? then you get the hang of it, and now it is fun. i tweet with regularity and thousands of people, for some of insane reason, are interested. you learn how to communicate, and it is extraordinary, and kerry washington is a master at it. the other actor is way ahead of the curve. it has been a big engine for us. tavis: you are playing the president, but you have
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